Warren Wei, METS Coordinator & Academic Advisor
Transfer Student Leaders
Our Transfer Student Leaders (TSLs) know what it’s like to jump into Michigan Engineering midstream. They have survived and thrived, and want to help you do the same. TSLs work with all new students transferring into the College of Engineering. Each new transfer student is matched with a TSL. The TSL serves as a mentor through the new student’s first year in the College. They connect new students with activities and resources in the College and across campus, share their own experiences, and create a sense of community. TSLs offer fun and informative events throughout the academic year – social and academic – so you’ll feel connected and prepared.
Meet the TSL Team
You can call me AR (pronounced A-R, not *arrrrr* like a pirate). I originally hail from the great state of Maryland, but I’ve called Ypsilanti, Michigan my home for most of my life now. I transferred from Washtenaw Community College to Michigan Engineering in the Fall Term 2021 and am now a senior in Electrical Engineering. I am involved with MES ( Muslim Engineering Society) and ASA (the Arab Student Association), but I’m always looking for more clubs to join. In my spare time, I like to indulge in my many hobbies/interests, including but not limited to (deep breath): eating, history, cars, math, physics, aerospace, light gaming, watching movies, knife collecting, photography, generally having an all around blast with friends, and the occasional bit of physical activity.
I’m a senior in Mechanical Engineering and Minoring in Entrepreneurship. I transferred from Washtenaw Community College after receiving my Associates degree in Science. On campus I am a part of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) and ASB-C (Alternative Spring Break Chicago). I wanted to be a TSL because I wanted to be able to be someone new incoming transfer students could ask for advice. I know being a transfer student is challenging at times but that’s why I’m here to answer any questions you may have! If I could give one piece of advice it would be to always speak up and ask for help from professors, GSI’s, and even classmates! Some of my hobbies include: Going out to different restaurants, baking, dancing, and spending time with my puppy! As always GO BLUE!
I’m a senior studying Computer Science, and I transferred from Boston University in Fall 2020. I am involved in First Gen Engin, the Michigan Data Science Team, and IM volleyball. In my spare time, you can find me doing LeetCode problems, attending games at the Big House, going for a run in the Arb, or hanging around campus with my friends.
I’m a sophomore studying Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering. I transferred in the Winter Term 2022 from Michigan State University where I studied Mechanical Engineering. I was born and raised in Ann Arbor and I am happy to continue my education here. I am a systems engineer for UM::Autonomy, a project team that builds and codes an autonomous boat. I wanted to become a TSL since transferring colleges is never a straightforward process and a helping hand is always appreciated. In my free time I like to make model boats, hike, and explore the local area.
I’m a sophomore in Aerospace Engineering. I was born in Sylhet, Bangladesh. Currently, I am living with my family in Warren, Michigan. I transferred to Michigan Engineering in Winter 2022 from Wayne County Community College District. I love traveling to gather experience and meet with new people. I also like to play musical instruments during my leisure time.
I am a junior studying Biomedical Engineering. I transferred from Broward College (Fort Lauderdale, FL) in Winter Term 2022. I am originally from Caracas, Venezuela, moved to Mexico City at a young age, and grew up there until graduating from high school. After high school, I moved to Florida with my family and started community college. On campus, I am involved with SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers) and work at the Wilson Student Team Project Center. In my free time, I love playing guitar and singing (anything music related really), watching movies, baking, reading, learning new languages, traveling, and playing sports like soccer, tennis, or volleyball. Nobody gets through Michigan alone 🙂
I’m a junior studying Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in manufacturing. I grew up in Goodrich, MI, a small town about an hour north of Ann Arbor (still trying to adjust to city life).I transferred to Michigan Engineering Fall Term 2021 from the University of Michigan-Flint as part of their “2+2” program. During Festifall, I joined the Autonomous Robotics Vehicle Club, where I’m part of the platform team. This summer, I’ll be interning at Bass Pro Shops as a process automation engineer. I wanted to be a TSL because this program helped me so much with my transition to a new campus, and I want to give back. During my free time, I enjoy cooking and going on a run.
I’m a junior studying biomedical engineering, and I transferred from Delta College Fall of 2022. I’m involved in an engineering sorority Phi Sigma Rho and IM soccer. I love spending time outdoors hiking, swimming, and camping. In my free time I love reading, thrifting, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
I’m a junior in aerospace engineering, and I transferred from Schoolcraft Community College in Fall of 2022. I am from Los Angeles, California as well as a marine veteran that was stationed in San Diego for most of my career in the marines. I currently work part time at Costco as a forklift operator and go to school full time. I enjoy spending time with my son and wife. I also enjoy reading military strategy books, camping, playing soccer, listening to music, and video games.
I’m a junior in Computer Science on the pre-dental track. My hometown is Dearborn, MI, and I transferred to Michigan Engineering in Fall 2021 from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. I am involved in ASA (African Student Association), NASA (North African Student Association), Ballroom Dance, and Michigan Hackers. In my spare time, I enjoy listening to music (Mitski <3 or The Rose), crocheting, thrifting, running, watching shows (anime or korean dramas), trying new boba places or restaurants, and hanging out with friends.